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Felix McCANN & Theresa HENNAN

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McCann, ca. 1850, Armagh

Posted: 21 Jun 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 29 Jun 2001 5:41AM GMT
Surnames: McCann
I am looking for the family of Catherine McCann, born in
Co. Armagh in about 1837. She entered USA through Baltimore,
on board the Annapolis, in 1854. She was travelling with
Bridget, John and Hugh McCann, according to the NARA Passenger Lists. She settled in Alexandria, VA marrying a fellow passenger John Creegan. There were other members of the McCann family already in the Alexandria area. These may have been Bernard and Ellen McCann. I wonder if your Hugh was the same?

The Passenger Lists cite Hugh McCann (Catherine's brother) as travelling on a joint ticket with her. Apparently, at the last minute Hugh was unable to travel and his ticket was bought by the aforementioned John Creegan. John and Catherine were married in Alexandria in St Mary's Catholic Church on August 10, 1856. They had 10 children together.

If we go by the Irish naming conventions, then Catherine's parents may have been John (or Hugh) and Mary Anne McCann.

I am looking for John and Mary Anne, or whoever Ma and Pa McCann were, together with the other children of the family.

Any help about how to go about this from Australia would be
extremely useful.


Lynne Simpson
Canberra Australia
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Glenys Gunther 27 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
LSimpson3387 21 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
karenburgerka... 28 Jun 2001 11:47PM GMT 
jforbes1187 29 Jan 2013 4:11AM GMT 
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